War Podcast (ABC RN)
The War Chant08/03/14
What could bring together a 14th century Italian illuminated manuscript of Gregorian chant known as the Rimini Antiphonal, an English collector of rare Bibles, a WW1 hospital for Australian veterans of Gallipoli in the south of England, an Australian...
Anniversary of the Cowra breakout
On 5 August 1944, over 1,100 Japanese prisoners of war chose death over dishonour and staged a mass escape from a POW camp in the NSW town of Cowra.
Israel criticises John Kerry over Gaza negotiations
Israel has accused the US of seeking a ceasefire favourable to Hamas and dismissive of key Israeli concerns.
At least 17 Palestinians have been killed and 200 wounded in an air strike on a crowded shopping area in Gaza city.
Concern over homegrown terrorists fighting with the Islamic State
The Australian Federal Police have issued warrants for the arrest on terrorism charges of two Australian citizens currently fighting in Syria and Iraq.
Unaccompanied children cross US-Mexico border
Since October last year, American authorities have detained over 150 unaccompanied children at the US-Mexico every day on average.
Solution to Gaza conflict?
Israel's prime minister has dashed any hopes of an imminent end to 22 days of fighting in Gaza.
Stopping the pull factors: The people smugglers in Indonesia
Australia's tough stand on asylum seekers has largely stopped the people-smuggling trade from Indonesia
Law Report 29 July 2014
Stopping the pull factors: The people smugglers in Indonesia.
Warnings issued as fighting continues in Libya
Foreigners are being urged to flee Libya as the country descends further into civil war.
Eastern Ukraine too dangerous for AFP officers
A team of unarmed Australian Federal Police have been forced to delay their planned visit to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine because the area has been declared unsafe.
Australian Police will be sent to MH17 crash site
Australian Federal Police agents will be sent to the MH17 crash site in Eastern Ukraine.
Space: The Final Frontier
It's forty five years since the first man walked on the moon. A new history of NASA's Apollo program explores the driving force behind the space race.
Cold War revisited?
Are we slipping back into the old habit of that east west divide? Is the Cold War really dead and buried? Or are we opening a whole new chapter?
Anti-west sentiment in Russia
How are the Russians discussing the fate and aftermath of MH17?
Is love bigger than war?
Earlier this week, Arab-American journalist Sulome Anderson tweeted a photo of herself and her Jewish boyfriend Jeremy.
AFP to help secure MH17 crash site
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has arranged for 50 Australian Federal Police to accompany a team of Dutch investigators to secure the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Dutch open war crimes probe into MH17 downing
The Netherlands has opened a war crimes investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which left 298 people dead, including 193 Dutch citizens.
UNHCR to investigate potential war crimes in Gaza
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay says war crimes may have been committed against civilians in Gaza.
Finding a path to peace in Gaza
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has maintained that there will be no ceasefire in Gaza until Israel ends its blockade of the region.
- Melbourne, VIC